Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

Wintry weather in store once more this weekend

Weekend weather: wintry showers and low temperatures Met Éireann Issues Two Weather Warnings Affecting Kildare.
Ellis Copeland | 10 February, 2018, 06:31

There is a small chance for rain, especially during the second half of the day. Don't expect much sunshine in the week ahead.

Some morning sun on Friday will give way to increasing clouds during the afternoon.

Scattered snow showers of up to 3cm of accumulations are expected by Met Eireann; the west and north are expected to be worst hit.

As the rain ends overnight cooler and drier air will move in for Thursday. Look for Saturday temperatures to range from the upper 40s over the northwestern edge of the area to the mid to upper 60s over the southeast.

For those planning events outdoors, there will certainly be some breaks in the rain, but showers and storms are possible at any hour tomorrow and Sunday, and a few heavy downpours are likely. A cold front drops temperatures into the upper 40s.

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Monday will be cold, with highest temperatures of 4°C to 7°C.

We're tracking another system that will bring us some rain this weekend, but temperatures will be very mild for this time of year.

Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. Frost and icy patches will develop once again soon after dark with lowest temperatures of minus 1 to plus 2 degrees. We will begin another warming trend for next week.

A mix of sun and clouds today with highs in the upper 50s to low 60s.

Met Eireann reckon rain and sleet will hit some areas this afternoon - but temperatures will plummet to -1C tonight.

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